Billings West High School

Home of the Golden Bears

2201 St. John's Avenue

Billings, MT 59102





Open House Video:  We are West High




Dual Enrollment visits with Governor Bullock

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       Important Dates:              

            September 15-19 -- Spirit Week

            September 16 -- Driver's Ed Begins

            September 16 -- Parent Volunteer Meeting -- 7:00 pm , Cafeteria

            September 17 -- Popcorn Social  by Technology Student Association -- Room 145 @ 3:00 pm

            September 19 -- HOMECOMING--

                Wed. & Thurs. during lunches--T-shirt sale-$10.00

                Schedule of Costume Days:

                    Monday- Senior Citizens (Seniors only)

                    Tuesday-Swag day (Seniors only)

                    Wednesday- ‘Murica Day- Show your patriotic spirit.


                        Freshman- Nerds

                        Sophomores- Pajama Day!

                        Juniors- Celebrity day! Dress like your favorite celeb.

                        Seniors- Toga! Toga!

                        Teachers- Like, Totally 80’s! For sure.

                     Friday-Black and Gold Represent!
                             (Show your school spirit)

             September 19 --  Homecoming Day Schedule --
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             September 27 -- Saturday Live -- Pioneer Park

             October 1 -- Senior pictures are due


       Testing  Dates:

            September 22-October 10 -- NWEA --
Sophomores, new students, make-ups



Weekly Activities 

       Booster Bear Wear -- Ends September 7

            Sports Physical - 2014       

            Pre-participation Physical Form                                              

       Activities Schedules 2014-2015


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Google Chrome Frame

Teacher Google Accounts

Student Google Accounts


for Parents and Students

Parent PowerSchool User Guide

You will need to go to the
Main Office
(not the Registrar which is what the guide states)
to get the parent letter.

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West High 40th Reunion

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School Calendar

Annual School Year Calendars

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West High Yearbook:

Yearbooks cost $50 before Jan. 1. 
After Jan. 1, they are $65.

Order forms are in the main office or you may use the payschool link on this page. 

We are always seeking pictures of school activities. If you have pictures to submit, please go to hjeshare. Our school code is BWHS (all caps). There, you can upload photos and we will receive them to put in the yearbook. 

The yearbook staff sells baby and friendship ads to be published in the yearbook to seniors and parents of seniors. Price ranges from $45 to $145 depending on the size of the ad. Ads are to be made online. Please go to The school code is 7469. Ads can be made directly online and then paid for at that time also. 

Any questions about yearbooks should be sent to or Lauren Zent, 281-5700.

Yearbook Order Form 2014

Final Transcripts for the 2013-14 school year will be available June 18, 2014.


New Transcript Fee: 


Beginning January 2, 2014, Billings Public Schools will be charging a $3.00 fee for each transcript requested.
There will not be a charge for current students or for one calendar year upon exit date.  Transcripts will not be mailed until the proper documentation and payment is received.
Fees may be paid with check, cash, or by Payschool (link listed below), which carries additional convenience fees.
Upon receipt of payment the transcript can be mailed or obtained in person at West High Registrar's office.

For more information and Request For Transcript Form, click here to go to the West High Transcript website.


Important Information:


Superintendent Bouck:

August 15, 2014 Newsletter
Redistricting Information

Billings Public Schools Facilities Master Plan

West High:
West High Parent Letter August 2014

Other  Information:

Parent Survey -- Open House

Parent's Backpack Guide to English/Math Standards

Junior Parent Night Presentation
Student Handbook with Schedule 2013-2014

BWHS Freshman Survival Guide 2013-2014

Driver's Education Classes 2014-1215

New Student Registration for the  2014/2015 school year:

Please call the Main Office at West High (281-5600) in order to make an appointment to register your student who will be new to West High in the Fall of 2014.  For your appointment you will need to bring:

  • Birth Certificate

  • Immunization Records

  • High School Transcript

  • Proof of Residency

A parent and/or legal guardian must accompany the student to the registration appointment.  For questions regarding registration, please contact Jeril Hehn, Associate Principal, at 281-5614.

To see which school your student will attend, call 281-5018 or go online to (Parents/Enrollment & Registration/School Site Locater).


Student Registration  2014/2015:

Final Transcripts for the 2013-14 school year will be available June 18, 2014.

Agenda for MS PAC Dec 2013

Course Report Book 2014

District PK-12 Enrollment Form

Class Meeting Nov 2013 Registration for 2014-2015

Student Registration Guide 2014-2015

Registration Forms:




      Career Center:

Student Registration Sem 1

Student Registration Sem 2

Freshman Registration Form

Sophomore Registration Sem 1 & Sem 2


Class Flyers:

      AP Statistics

      Business Flyer and Business Presentation

      Computer Skills & Desktop Publishing

      Tech Ed

      World Languages


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Building Security Information

BPS Inclement Weather Conditions Information

Athletes of the Week



Billings West High School commits
 to providing educational excellence by
empowering students with
 the means for success and
 by challenging them to
become productive citizens.

Latex and Peanut Safe School

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What's Up on Wednesday


2014 National Spanish Exam Winners:

Gold  Award  = 95 Percentile and above in the nation
Spanish Level Two: Jessica Keller (tied first in the state of Montana)

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2014 National French Exam Winners:

Silver Award winners-- Cyrine Boumediene  and
Synda Boumediene
(Both awards winners are from Tunisian, and French is NOT their first language. )

Of 11,847 students taking the French 4 exam, 7 got a perfect score.
 Only 6 students missed one question --
Cyrine Boumediene was one of those.
Another 19 students missed only two questions --
Synda Boumediene was one of those.

Bronze Award winner -- Erin Stafford (French 2)
(was in the top 3% nationally)

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Business Professionals of America

2014 National Results
2014 State Results 

2014 Regional Results

Seniors 2014 Awards List


West High Science Bowl Team:
3rd Place in Big Sky Region Competition
which is sponsored by Department of Energy
Jordan Gibbs, Whitaker Mercer, Colby Stearns, Jake Linfestey

Optimist Youth of the Year

Congratulations to Madeline Beckstead!

Madeline is being recognized for her

outstanding work in the community along

with her academic success.

National Merit Scholarship Competition
Eleanor Denegre and Zeke Reichert

National Merit Scholarship Competition
Commended Students:
Colby Nelson, Arianna Nord,
Jennifer Zundel, Lauren Ficek,
and Jessica Dutton



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Last Update: Tuesday September 16, 2014